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Cloud Mask - MSG - Indian Ocean

The Cloud Mask product describes the scene type (either 'clear' or 'cloudy') on a pixel level. Each pixel is classified as one of the following four types: clear sky over water, clear sky over land, cloud, or not processed (off Earth disc). Applications & Uses: The main use is in support of Nowcasting applications, where it frequently serves as a basis for other cloud products, and the remote sensing of continental and ocean surfaces. From 1 June 2022, Meteosat-9 at 45.5° E is the prime satellite for the IODC service, replacing Meteosat-8 (located at 41.5° E while in operation).

Satellite: MSG

Instrument: SEVIRI

Temporal Extent: 2017-02-01 - now

Orbit Type:

Data Policy: NoConditions

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